Practice Areas

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Arbitration, Litigation, Mediation

With 30 years of experience as a securities lawyer, Mark knows knows what it takes to effectively, and efficiently, handle litigation matters - when to settle, and when to take the case to a final hearing. Mark has litigated virtually every securities law claim imaginable and can effectively guide you through the process.

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Investigations, Audits and Exams

Defense of SEC and FINRA investigations, routine exams, 8210 requests, OTRs and Wells Notices are the main stay of Mark's practice. From customer complaints to insider trading investigations, his experience in these proceedings, as well as in the practical aspects of operating a broker-dealer, can provide the experience that you need.

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Securities Employment Issues

Representation of broker-dealers, investment advisers in all employment related issues, including employment agreements, separation agreements, litigation, promissory notes, and all aspects of the relationship.

Recent Posts

SEC Adopts Final Rules for Disclosure of Hedging Policies

The Securities and Exchange Commission today approved final rules to require companies to disclose in proxy or information statements for the election of directors any practices or policies regarding the ability of employees or directors to engage in certain hedging transactions with respect to company equity securities.

“The new rules…

SEC Charges Former Panasonic Executives

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two former senior executives of the U.S. subsidiary of Panasonic Corp. with knowingly violating the books and records and internal accounting controls provisions of the federal securities laws and causing similar violations by the parent company.   

According to the SEC’s order against Paul…